It was the prosecution case that the defendants had been collecting litter from the side of the southbound carriageway of the A11 Attleborough, just outside Norwich, and that both defendants had parked their works vehicles in tandem, partially in lane 1 of a dual carriageway, thereby causing an obvious obstruction to other road users. Thereafter, the driver of a Renault lorry had failed to notice the defendants’ vehicles and driven into the back of the rear van. The impact killed the passenger in the Renault lorry.
The article in the February edition of Counsel magazine covers what barristers on the North Eastern Circuit are doing to make lasting change happen
A man who bit his partners nose and repeatedly punched her in the face has been jailed at Leeds Crown Court.
From the day that Lockdown was announced, ‘Remote Hearings’ became the default position. However, from 11th May, Leeds Crown Court began listing face-to-face bail, PTPH cases and committal for sentences.
There are now a variety of ways that solicitors and barristers can appear in court, on the North Eastern Circuit, but what are the pros and cons?
Statistical evidence shows to the contrary and that if you are BAME (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic) then you are up to 4 times more likely to die after contracting the Coronavirus, making it clear that this is far from a level playing field.
Members of Park Square Barristers Chambers represented 4 out of the 6 defendants tried at Leeds Crown Court in one of the first cases of its kind.
Patrick Palmer leading Glenn Parsons successfully prosecuted 21 year old Nicholas Gill at Bradford Crown Court, for the murder of a 58 year old man as he returned home from a night out.
A teenager with an obsession for starting fires has been sentenced to 4 years at a Young Offenders Institute for the arson of a Bradford mill in December 2017.
Glenn Parsons obtains conviction against a defendant who had previously punched a man to death. The 41 year old defendant, Paul Thompson had pursued the victim’s friend out of a pub in Driffield following a minor altercation.
Operation Fencestoke was a large-scale police investigation into a Leeds crime gang responsible for Conspiracies to produce Cannabis, Supply Cocaine and launder the proceeds.
Glenn Parsons successfully prosecuted the 19 year old defendant for arson that caused £500,000 worth of damage to a mill complex situated on Rebecca Street, Bradford.
Glenn Parsons defended a mother who was tried along with her husband both of whom were alleged to have caused Grievous Bodily Harm to their neonatal twins who were twelve weeks old at the time.